Brent Christopher serves as the President of Children’s Medical Center Foundation. He leads a team focused on fundraising in support of Children’s Health and its components: Children’s Medical Center Dallas and Plano, specialty centers, Our Children’s House physician services and the Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern.
Brent joined Children’s Health in July 2016 after 11 years of service as president and chief executive officer of Communities Foundation of Texas, one of the largest community foundations in the country. Prior to joining Communities Foundation of Texas, Brent served as director of development for the giving programs at Children’s Health during its successful we Promise Campaign.
Brent earned his law degree from The University of Texas School of Law. Previously, he earned his master’s degree in political economy and political culture at the University of Nottingham in England, and his B.B.A. in public administration and economics from Baylor University.